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    Ivanka in the West Wing: Ethics concerns collide with hope for a 'moderating' voice

    Ivanka in the West Wing: Ethics concerns collide with hope for a 'moderating' voice


    Ivanka Trump will soon have access to state secrets, her own office in the West Wing and nobody official to answer to regarding her ethics. If she can be a "moderating" influence, though, some appear willing to give her a...

    Ivanka Trump will soon have access to state secrets, her own office in the West Wing and nobody official to answer to regarding her ethics. If she can be a "moderating" influence, though, some appear willing to give her a pass.

    Liberal budget avoids taxing rich, and misses a chance to make Canadians happier: Don Pittis

    Liberal budget avoids taxing rich, and misses a chance to make Canadians happier: Don Pittis


    As Americans get sadder and more divided, Canada's finance minister is waiting to follow Trump's lead. He missed a chance with his budget to start making Canadians as happy as...

    As Americans get sadder and more divided, Canada's finance minister is waiting to follow Trump's lead. He missed a chance with his budget to start making Canadians as happy as Scandinavians.

    After a nightmare attack, the resilience of Londoners resurfaces

    After a nightmare attack, the resilience of Londoners resurfaces


    Just as surely as a lone attacker would eventually evade London’s security services and 24-hour surveillance, London was bound to recover quickly when it did happen. Once the initial horror was over, the resilience that comes with living for years with...

    Just as surely as a lone attacker would eventually evade London’s security services and 24-hour surveillance, London was bound to recover quickly when it did happen. Once the initial horror was over, the resilience that comes with living for years with a severe threat of attack resurfaced.

    Tax deduction for fertility treatments expanded, made retroactive for 10 years

    Tax deduction for fertility treatments expanded, made retroactive for 10 years


    Many Canadians who have undergone fertility treatments or turned to assisted reproductive technologies over the past 10 years are now eligible for a tax deduction as a result of Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s new...

    Many Canadians who have undergone fertility treatments or turned to assisted reproductive technologies over the past 10 years are now eligible for a tax deduction as a result of Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s new budget.

    'She was my only girl': Nunavut teen's death sheds light on failures in fighting TB

    'She was my only girl': Nunavut teen's death sheds light on failures in fighting TB


    The death of 15-year-old Ileen Kooneeliusie from TB in January raises questions about how a person living in a territory with a high incidence of tuberculosis could not be diagnosed in time to save...

    The death of 15-year-old Ileen Kooneeliusie from TB in January raises questions about how a person living in a territory with a high incidence of tuberculosis could not be diagnosed in time to save her.

    British police say attacker inspired by terrorism; 7 arrested in raids

    British police say attacker inspired by terrorism; 7 arrested in raids


    British police say they believe the attacker who killed five people including a police officer outside Parliament acted alone and was "inspired by international...

    British police say they believe the attacker who killed five people including a police officer outside Parliament acted alone and was "inspired by international terrorism."

    Liberal budget offers lots of 'vision' but few new numbers: Aaron Wherry

    Liberal budget offers lots of 'vision' but few new numbers: Aaron Wherry


    The Liberals are selling a vision of what they hope will eventually be. In lieu of a new tax cut or benefit, in the place of any big new investment, that will have to...

    The Liberals are selling a vision of what they hope will eventually be. In lieu of a new tax cut or benefit, in the place of any big new investment, that will have to suffice.

    Vehicles becoming a common weapon: A look at recent attacks

    Vehicles becoming a common weapon: A look at recent attacks


    Militants are increasingly turning to vehicle-ramming attacks, like the one staged near Britain's Parliament on Wednesday, because they are cheap, easy to organize and hard to prevent, experts...

    Militants are increasingly turning to vehicle-ramming attacks, like the one staged near Britain's Parliament on Wednesday, because they are cheap, easy to organize and hard to prevent, experts say.

    Federal budget 2017 — Mostly gusts of pleasant smelling warm air: Neil Macdonald

    Federal budget 2017 — Mostly gusts of pleasant smelling warm air: Neil Macdonald


    Spending isn’t up much, there aren’t any big goodies for anybody, the government will increase the debt, but not too much, and there aren’t any new taxes to speak of, although the government is considering...

    Spending isn’t up much, there aren’t any big goodies for anybody, the government will increase the debt, but not too much, and there aren’t any new taxes to speak of, although the government is considering several.

    Spying claim by U.S. intelligence committee chair renews fight over Russia probe

    Spying claim by U.S. intelligence committee chair renews fight over Russia probe


    Republican Devin Nunes's comments that private communications of Donald Trump and his transition team may have been scooped up by American intelligence officials monitoring other targets has led the committee's ranking Democrat, Adam Schiff, to renew his...

    Republican Devin Nunes's comments that private communications of Donald Trump and his transition team may have been scooped up by American intelligence officials monitoring other targets has led the committee's ranking Democrat, Adam Schiff, to renew his party's calls for an independent probe of Trump campaign links to Russia.

    Liberals' 1st gender-sensitive budget identifies gaps, funds possible fixes

    Liberals' 1st gender-sensitive budget identifies gaps, funds possible fixes


    From offering 18-month parental leave to targeting $7 billion of its infrastructure funding for child-care spaces, today's federal budget offers solutions to issues women often identify. Finance Minister Bill Morneau says his fixes will help grow the...

    From offering 18-month parental leave to targeting $7 billion of its infrastructure funding for child-care spaces, today's federal budget offers solutions to issues women often identify. Finance Minister Bill Morneau says his fixes will help grow the economy.

    Budget 2017: Hello Uber tax, goodbye transit credit

    Budget 2017: Hello Uber tax, goodbye transit credit


    Consumer tax changes in today's federal budget will add to the cost of Uber rides while ending a public-transit tax credit. Those are just two of several Liberal government moves that will hit pocketbooks directly, though...

    Consumer tax changes in today's federal budget will add to the cost of Uber rides while ending a public-transit tax credit. Those are just two of several Liberal government moves that will hit pocketbooks directly, though modestly.

    Jays pitcher Marcus Stroman stars as U.S. wins World Baseball title

    Jays pitcher Marcus Stroman stars as U.S. wins World Baseball title


    Marcus Stroman tossed six hitless innings, Ian Kinsler slugged a two-run homer and the United States routed Puerto Rico 8-0 on Wednesday night to win its first World Baseball Classic in four...

    Marcus Stroman tossed six hitless innings, Ian Kinsler slugged a two-run homer and the United States routed Puerto Rico 8-0 on Wednesday night to win its first World Baseball Classic in four tries.

    Budget 2017: Liberals spend on training and innovation while holding line on most taxes

    Budget 2017: Liberals spend on training and innovation while holding line on most taxes


    The Liberal government has delivered a budget designed to brace Canadians for a fast-changing global economy and empower women in the workforce, while taking a wait-and-see approach to sweeping changes south of the...

    The Liberal government has delivered a budget designed to brace Canadians for a fast-changing global economy and empower women in the workforce, while taking a wait-and-see approach to sweeping changes south of the border.

    Bell and Rogers to ask bars to pay more for sports packages

    Bell and Rogers to ask bars to pay more for sports packages


    Bell and Rogers will soon ask sports bars to pay more for the right to broadcast the big game, on top of what they pay for their existing television...

    Bell and Rogers will soon ask sports bars to pay more for the right to broadcast the big game, on top of what they pay for their existing television service.

    5 Nova Scotia teens plead guilty in intimate photo-sharing case

    5 Nova Scotia teens plead guilty in intimate photo-sharing case


    Five of the six young men accused of sharing intimate images of 20 local high school girls on Nova Scotia's South Shore have pleaded guilty, closing one of Canada's largest prosecutions involving children under a law that came into force two years...

    Five of the six young men accused of sharing intimate images of 20 local high school girls on Nova Scotia's South Shore have pleaded guilty, closing one of Canada's largest prosecutions involving children under a law that came into force two years ago.

    Shoppers computer crash fixed but questions remain about message to public

    Shoppers computer crash fixed but questions remain about message to public


    Shoppers Drug Mart's computer system has been restored after a system-wide outage prevented some customers from using debit cards or filling their prescriptions. Yesterday, the retailer said customers could get prescriptions filled when that wasn't the...

    Shoppers Drug Mart's computer system has been restored after a system-wide outage prevented some customers from using debit cards or filling their prescriptions. Yesterday, the retailer said customers could get prescriptions filled when that wasn't the case at some stores.

    Police credit social media for fast arrest of man accused of killing young stepson

    Police credit social media for fast arrest of man accused of killing young stepson


    Police say a man arrested in the death of his seven-year-old stepson in St. Catharines, Ont., would not have been apprehended so quickly without people widely sharing his image on social...

    Police say a man arrested in the death of his seven-year-old stepson in St. Catharines, Ont., would not have been apprehended so quickly without people widely sharing his image on social media.

    'He took his last breath in my arms': Retired B.C. doctor died in hospital waiting room, wife says

    'He took his last breath in my arms': Retired B.C. doctor died in hospital waiting room, wife says


    Janice Joneja says her husband Dr. Rajinder Joneja, a retired neurologist and psychiatrist, died in the waiting room of Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops because he didn't get the help he...

    Janice Joneja says her husband Dr. Rajinder Joneja, a retired neurologist and psychiatrist, died in the waiting room of Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops because he didn't get the help he needed.

    Sask. budget hikes sales tax to 6%, kills provincial bus company

    Sask. budget hikes sales tax to 6%, kills provincial bus company


    The government of Saskatchewan is expanding and raising the provincial sales tax, scrapping its bus company and cutting its spending on public sector wages as it tables another deficit...

    The government of Saskatchewan is expanding and raising the provincial sales tax, scrapping its bus company and cutting its spending on public sector wages as it tables another deficit budget.